Special Needs Teaching Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 100 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 85% 0% 15% £9000 £13000 118 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 73% 5% 10% £9250 £12200 104 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 72% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 103 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 73% 5% 10% £6935 £9150 104 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 73% 5% 10% £9250 £11400 104 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Reading 73% 5% 10% £9250 £18650 104 Reading On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 73% 5% 10% £7650 £14280 104 Lincoln On campus Part-time
University of Bedfordshire 73% 5% 10% £8250 £13275 104 Luton On campus Part-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 98 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 73% 0% 13% £6935 £9150 110 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 100% 3% 15% £9250 £11400 118 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 73% 0% 13% £6935 £9150 110 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 71% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 78% 0% 5% £9250 £12445 113 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 91% 2% 6% £9250 £14700 122 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 91% 2% 6% £9250 £13200 122 Luton On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 90% 0% 5% £9250 £14000 100 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 107 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 15% £9250 £11400 108 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 74% 4% 11% £9250 £11000 136 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 71% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 73% 0% 13% £9250 £12200 110 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 73% 0% 10% £6935 £9150 105 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 91% 2% 6% £9250 £14700 122 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Weston College of Further and Higher Education 100% 3% 15% £8500 £12500 118 Weston-super-Mare On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 78% 3% 9% £9250 £11400 120 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 86% 3% 9% £9250 £11400 120 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 74% 4% 11% £9250 £15600 136 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 111 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 8% £9250 £11400 106 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 72% 3% 25% £9250 £14500 98 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £12200 98 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 91% 2% 6% £9250 £14700 122 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 111 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £14000 105 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
University of Derby 100% 0% 2% £9250 £14045 131 Derby On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 90% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Derby 100% 0% 2% £9250 £14045 131 Derby On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 73% 0% 10% £9250 £12200 105 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 86% 5% 9% £9250 £15000 127 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 77% 0% 0% £9250 £11400 107 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 73% 0% 10% £6935 £9150 105 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 86% 5% 9% £9250 £15000 127 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 70% 2% 5% £9250 £13100 131 Worcester On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 72% 3% 25% £9250 £14500 98 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 111 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 92% 5% 10% £9250 £13200 91 Luton On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 74% 0% 0% £9250 £11400 106 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 78% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 77% 0% 0% £9250 £11400 107 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 98 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 - 100 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 72% 0% 9% £9250 - 103 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 73% 5% 10% £9250 - 104 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 73% 5% 10% £2750 - 104 Luton On campus Part-time
Plymouth University 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Plymouth On campus Part-time
University of Chester 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Chester On campus Part-time
University of Worcester 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Worcester On campus Part-time
University of Sunderland 73% 5% 10% £2250 - 104 Sunderland On campus Part-time
Northumbria University 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Newcastle On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Birmingham On campus Part-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Canterbury On campus Part-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Canterbury On campus Part-time
Sheffield Hallam University 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Sheffield On campus Part-time
Newman University 73% 5% 10% £2000 - 104 Birmingham On campus Part-time
The University of Winchester 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Winchester On campus Part-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Manchester On campus Part-time
Northumbria University 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Newcastle On campus Part-time
Kingston University 73% 5% 10% £2700 - 104 Kingston upon Thames On campus Part-time
Queen's University of Belfast 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Belfast On campus Full-time
York St John University 73% 5% 10% - - 104 York On campus Part-time
University of Exeter 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Exeter On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Huddersfield On campus Part-time
University of Chester 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Chester On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Birmingham On campus Part-time
University of Leeds 73% 5% 10% - - 104 Leeds On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 73% 5% 10% £6935 - 104 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Doncaster College and University Centre 78% - 10% £7650 - - Doncaster On campus Full-time
Kingston University - - 5% £6000 - - Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Doncaster College and University Centre 78% - 10% £7400 - - Doncaster On campus Full-time
Nottingham College - - 10% £8250 - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 73% 10% 0% - - 132 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 74% 0% 0% £9250 - 106 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 - 107 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 70% 2% 6% - - 114 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 - 98 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 69% 0% 9% £9000 - 98 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University of Wales 69% 0% 9% - - 98 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 - 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 90% 0% 5% - - 100 Northampton On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 78% 3% 9% £9250 - 120 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 71% 0% 9% £9250 - 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Solihull College and University Centre 82% - 5% £7500 - - Solihull On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 90% 0% 9% £9250 - 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 - 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 78% 0% 9% £9250 - 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% - - 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Kingston University 69% 0% 9% £9250 - 113 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 100% 3% 15% £9250 - 118 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 90% 0% 5% £9250 - 100 Northampton On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 77% 4% 0% £9250 - 97 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 - 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 15% £9250 - 108 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 - 111 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Leeds Beckett University 68% 7% 17% - - 103 Leeds On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 - 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 - 98 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 77% 4% 0% £9250 - 97 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 86% 3% 9% £9250 - 120 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 9% £9250 - 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 77% 1% 8% - - 111 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 70% 2% 6% - - 114 Nottingham On campus Full-time
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education 100% 10% 10% £8000 £17930 - Southend-on-Sea On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 71% 0% 9% £9250 - 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Doncaster College and University Centre 86% 5% 9% £7400 - 127 Doncaster On campus Full-time
Plymouth Marjon University 80% - 20% £9250 £11000 99 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% £9250 - 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 90% 1% 10% £9250 - 129 Winchester On campus Full-time
University of Chester 75% 0% 15% £9250 - 109 Chester On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 8% £9250 - 106 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 90% 1% 10% £9250 - 129 Winchester On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 83% 0% 1% £9250 - 130 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 69% 0% 9% - - 98 Brighton On campus Part-time
Bath Spa University 69% 0% 9% £2565 - 98 Bath On campus Part-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% - - 98 Liverpool On campus Part-time
University of South Wales 69% 0% 9% - - 98 Pontypridd On campus Part-time
Liverpool Hope University 69% 0% 9% - - 98 Liverpool On campus Part-time
University of South Wales 69% 0% 9% - - 98 Pontypridd On campus Part-time
University of Hertfordshire 69% 0% 9% - - 98 Hatfield On campus Part-time
University of Suffolk - - 15% £8220 £12996 - Ipswich On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
84 /100
13755 students of Special Needs Teaching in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Special Needs Teaching

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24629 £23769 £26716
25-75 percentile range £22965 - £28008 £17500 - £27452 £18804 - £31696

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25449 £23896 £27647
25-75 percentile range £23700 - £26789 £19807 - £25681 £21152 - £31074

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Special Needs Teaching

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Special Needs Teaching who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Special Needs Teaching

  • Educational Institutions
  • Private and Public Schools
  • Government

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Special Needs Teaching who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Special Needs Teaching (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Special Needs Teaching at University of Brighton

90% Teaching Professionals
3% Managers, directors and senior officials
1% Administrative occupations
1% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
1% Welfare and housing associate professionals
1% Sales occupations
1% Artistic, literary and media occupations
1% Sports and fitness occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Special Needs Teaching in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Special Needs Teaching

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Special Needs Teaching studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education - PGCE
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Education - MEd
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) - BEd (Hons)
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

Special Educational Needs and Disability Studies at South Essex College of Further and Higher Education received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 9 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Special Needs Teaching was £24629 15 months after graduation, £23769 3 years after graduation and £26716 5 years after graduation.